Conrad cruise 11 : isaacs-kidd data, December 1966-November 1967

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This unbound logbook records isaacs-kidd or jet net data for Conrad cruise 11 from February 10 to November 9, 1967 (although the title of the item indicates different dates). Summary of route: 49°s 41°w off the east coast of Argentina. They sail across the South Atlantic Ocean into the Indian Ocean, then north around Australia into the South Pacific Ocean then into the North Pacific, and then into the Caribbean Sea, and finally into the the North Atlantic Ocean. Isaacs-kidd data forms record the following data: ship/cruise, shop sta., sample, no. of sample, date, quantity of containers this sample, type tow, vol. H20 filtered, flowmeter information, displacement vol., start and finish data for (pit log, coordinates, time, depth range, surface temp.), ship speed, temp. for air and surface water, sky conditions, cloud cover, moonlight, BT, hydro sta. no., salinity, depth to bottom, jet net, mesh aperture, TDR, mouth opening, flowmeter type, depth telemeter, rustrak recorder, opening-closing device, comments, and observer name. Wire angle data is recorded on the back (verso) of these sheets. Some sheets include time-depth recorders, (made by Benthos, Inc), which are approximately 3 inches in diameter.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 10, 1967

End Date

Nov 09, 1967

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  • Marine Biology
  • Plankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Marine biologists
  • Marine biology


  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Caribbean Sea
  • North Atlantic Ocean
  • North Pacific Ocean


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-008

Collection name

Allan W. H. Bé papers, circa 1953-1969

Physical Description

1 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 6 Folder 5